what are the best lights

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what would be the best lights for this tank; its 4foot 26inch high for plants.



Plants at the moment:
I have mainly in the tank anubias java and moss balls but was thinking about getting better lights and more plants.

The hood I have now has intergrated filter but I dont use it anymore. It also has lights built in but they keep tripping the fuse so I was thinking of scrapping the hood for one of those clip on lights and open top. I am keeping shrimp and small fish like minnows neons etc

would LEDs or T5 lights be best or others?

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tehmole replied the topic: what are the best lights

the plants you have now are all low light ... adding a T5 HO wouldn't help much ... but you did mention adding more plants ...do you have a list? Is it just sand substrate? I went with the DIY way with my planted tank:

www.homedepot.com/p/HDX-150-Watt-Incandescent-Clamp-Light-CE...wcid&kwd=&ci_sku=100354511&ci_kw=&ci_gpa=pla&ci_src=17588969

with

6500k bulbs
www.homedepot.com/p/Feit-Electric-200W-Equivalent-Daylight-6.../203252142?MERCH=REC-_-product-1-_-100687001-_-203252142-_-N

entire setup is >$20
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jnet replied the topic: what are the best lights

my lights came today

I was so excited I fell down the stairs :)

so I have the tank setup just need to get the fish out and get shrimp :)

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